Pepper Shrimp Scampi

Pepper Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Pepper Shrimp Scampi

6 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
1 small zucchini, quartered and sliced
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, cubed
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a largenonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the zucchini, onion, peppers and garlic until tender. Add the shrimp; cook and
stir for 2-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in the butter, oregano and basil. Drain pasta; add to skillet and toss to coat.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Yield: 6 servings.  

 Nutrition Facts

  • One serving: 1-1/3 cups
  • Calories: 258
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 183 mg
  • Sodium: 275 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 27 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 24 g
  • Diabetic Exchange: 3 very lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat. 
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Cajun Baked Catfish

This recipe should work with any type of white fish and it’s healthier than frying!

Cajun Baked Catfish

   

2 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons garlic salt
2 teaspoons dried thyme
2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 (8 ounce) fillets catfish
  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; brush over both sides of fish.
  2. Place fish in a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 450 degrees F for 10-13 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Baked Tilapia

Baked Tilapia

Go easy on the capers, they can over power the fish if you use too many.

4 tilapia fillets (6 ounces each)
3 tablespoons butter, melted
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons capers, drained
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon paprika

Place tilapia in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the butter, lemon juice, garlic powder and salt; pour over the fillets. Sprinkle with capers, oregano and paprika. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Yield: 4 servings.

Baked Lemon Shrimp With Garlic

BAKED LEMON SHRIMP WITH GARLIC
Serves 6.
Ingredients
2 pounds large shrimp (about 30), peeled
1/4 stick unsalted butter
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
1 tablespoon mined garlic, or to taste
1/2 cup flat-leafed parsley leaves, washed well, spun dry, and chopped fine
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or to taste

Preheat oven to 450°F.
In a flameproof baking dish large enough to hold shrimp in one layer melt butter with salt over moderately low heat. Stir in garlic and half of parsley. Add shrimp and bake 5 minutes. Turn shrimp and sprinkle with remaining parsley and lemon juice. Bake shrimp until just cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes more. Serve shrimp with rice.